From the Series Cody Trilogy
Thirteen-year-old Cody is aching to get back onto the pitch after he had a tumor removed from his leg last year. He tries out for the Lions and makes the team as a sub. Secretly Cody is relieved, since he hasn’t told anyone on the team that he had cancer. But then there’s a shakeup in team management and suddenly Cody has no choice but to play, even if his leg does begin to hurt. When he finally comes clean to his teammates about his disease and injury from the year before, they encourage him to trust his leg and his skill.
|Interest Level||Grade 4 - Grade 7|
|Reading Level||Grade 3|
|Publisher||James Lorimer and Company Ltd., Publishers|
|Imprint||Lorimer Children & Teens|
|Number of Pages||216|
Author: David Skuy
David Skuy is the winner of the 2012 Silver Birch Award. He is also the author of the Game Time! hockey series. David lives in Toronto, Ontario.
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